Gen. Evans' Birthplace

Gen. Evans' Birthplace (HMV6L)

Location: Richland, GA 31825 Stewart County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 0.317', W 84° 42.383'

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Clement Anselm Evans, Brig. Gen. C.S.A., soldier, lawyer, minister, statesman & author was born 3/4 miles W. of here in 1834. Admitted to the bar at 18, elected county judge at 21, state senator at 25, he became a Brig. Gen. and was severely wounded at Monocacy River serving under Gordon who called him "that intrepid leader." Took part in the last charge of the Army of Northern Virginia commanding Gordon's old division and surrendered under Lee at Appomattox "with guns still hot from firing until the last hour." Died in 1911.
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HM NumberHMV6L
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number128-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 716657 N 3543320
Decimal Degrees32.00528333, -84.70638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.317', W 84° 42.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 19.02" N, 84° 42' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4996 Co Rd 84, Richland GA 31825, US
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